,   Ages 8-11

Operation Thunderbolt:
The daring Israeli rescue operation at Entebbe Airport, Uganda that stunned the world.
July 4, 1976

A collaboration with Jewish Story Animation
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Activity Content:

1. Reading
2. Video
3. Reading
4. Puzzle: The Air France Airbus was on its way from Tel Aviv to Paris, France. After a stopover in Athens, Greece, it was hijacked and forced to fly to Entebbe, Uganda., Can you place these cities on the map?
5. Reading: The Air France Airbus was on its way from Tel Aviv, Israel to Paris, France. After a stopover in Athens, Greece, the plane was hijacked and forced to fly to Entebbe, Uganda.
6. Questions: Idi Amin, Yoni Netanyahu, Natan Sharansky, Who led the mission to save the hostages held in Entebbe?
7. Questions: How long did it take to plan the rescue mission?, Less than 10 hours, Less than 48 hours, A week, A month
8. Reading
9. Video
10. Questions: Problem: how to fly through enemy territory undetected, The Israeli Solution, Disabled Ugandan fighter jets on the ground at Entebbe, Flew below the radar in enemy countries, Drove from the plane in a Mercedes to look like Ugandan president
11. Video
12. Questions: Problem: How to land and enter the airport quickly and undetected, The Israeli Solution, Disabled Ugandan fighter jets on the ground at Entebbe, Drove from the plane in a Mercedes to look like Ugandan president, Flew below the radar in enemy countries
13. Video
14. Questions: Problem: How to make sure Ugandan forces would not stop them, The Israeli Solution, Disabled Ugandan fighter jets on the ground at Entebbe, Flew below the radar in enemy countries, Drove from the plane in a black Mercedes to look like Ugandan president
15. Video
16. Questions: About 5 minutes, Less than an hour, About 4 hours, They never left Entebbe, How long did the rescue mission take from landing to getting the hostages on board the Hercules planes to go home?
17. Video
18. Video
19. Reading
20. Reading
21. Video
22. Video


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